Pictures courtesy Jon Shigaki
The $1,000 Maureen Setsuko Ariyoshi Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Kaylee Harmon, who will be attending Western Oregon University. Former LHS Principal Henry Ariyoshi and his son, Reed, presented the award to Kaylee's father, Dennis Harmon.
The inaugural $1,000 Luly Baker Scholarship was awarded to Trystin Kalua. Mrs Baker is a former teacher at Princess Nahi'ena'ena Elementary School.
Lahaina Branch Manager Ann Neizman presented the $1,000 Bank of Hawaii Scholarship to Michael Serafica.
The $1,000 Boss Frog's Dive & Surf Scholarship was awarded to Kamal-Craig Golaube. Zac LaPrade presented.
Board member Susan Yap presented the $750 Central Pacific Bank-Lahaina Branch Scholarship to Krystalynn Han.
Mark & Judy Ellman presented their $500 inaugural scholarship to Mikino Kumagai.
Receiving this year's coveted Front Street Scholarship (up to $33,775-renewable) was Angel "Max" Becerra.
(L to R) Connie Sutherland, Leslie Hiraga,Max Becerra & Jon Visitacion, accepting the renewal for his daughter Lorilei)
Scholarship renewals were received by: Chelsey Erickson-Vierra ('13) and Lorelei Visitacion ('14)
Three $1,000 "Blackie" Gadarian Vocational Scholarships were presented to Junior Moala, Andrew Vicente and Jakob Opunui.
(L to R) Sara Gadarian, Junior Moala, Andrew Vicente, Jakob Opunui and Gary Kepner.
The $1,000 Ebrahim Gabbay, MD Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Bridgette Cuaresma. Lydia Saribay presented.
The $2,000 Kihachiro J Hotta Memorial Scholarship was presented to Natasha Currence by board member Nancy Cross.
The 2016 recipient of the $10,000 Shigeru & Toyoko Ichiki Endowed -Renewable Scholarship was Kathleen Yagyagan.
(L to R) Gerald Ichiki, Candace Hanneman, Lily Tran, Aida Gazmen, Kathleen Yagyagan)
Receiving renewals were: Junna Gazmen ('13), Candace Hanneman ('14), Cuong Huy Tran ('15)
The $500 Ilocandia Filipino Store Scholarship was presented to Kyri Paranada. Lydia Saribay presented.
Board member Rob Shelton presented the final $2,000 Fred Izumi '52 Legacy Scholarship . This scholarship was funded by a 10-year annuity and started in 2007. Calen Matsuda was the final recipient.
The $1,000, Ka Ipukukui 'A Mau Pio 'Ole i Ke Kaua'ula Scholarship returned this year, thanks to the donor, former LHS Principal Mike Nakano. Board member Susan Yap presented the award to Jasmyn Swangel.
The $1,000 Ka'anapali Land Management Corp Scholarship was presented to Blaine Casil. Board member Rob Shelton presented.
The $1,000 Sgt James Kusuda Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Jacob Mahon and presented by May Fujiwara.
There were two inaugural $500 Lahaina Fish Co Restaurant Scholarships presented to Michael Doan & Kylie Salvador .
(L to R) Chris Berle, Kylie Salvador, Shawny Labrador, Michael Doan
The $500 Lahaina Hawaiian Civic Club Scholarship returned this year, and Daryl Fujiwara ('01) presented the award to Kylie Salvador.
The $1,000 Lahainaluna Boarders Association Scholarship went to Jakob Mahon. Presenting the award was LHSF Board VP and LBA President, Craig Murakami.
Four $1,000 Scholarships were awarded by the Foundation again this year.
(L to R) Board Secretary Nancy Cross, Kelia Stecker, Asti Arcangel, Fritz Ruiz, August Guest, Board Member Rob Shelton.
The $5,000, renewable, Makana Aloha Foundation Scholarship was presented to Mike Nguyen
(L to R) Curtis & Julie Robb accepting renewal for Haley Robb, Joanna Aceret accepting for Nicole Aceret, Gunars Valkirs, Mike Nguyen, Jami Burk, JoRene Valkirs.
Receiving renewals were: Haley Robb ('13), Nicole Aceret ('15)
The $500 Holly & Rob Manning-Homes & Land Magazine of Maui Scholarship was presented to Tiffany Nguyen in abstentia.
The Mint Green House Scholarship was back for its second year, awarding $750 to Jared Matias. Princess Karen Galano ('09), one of four alumni donors, presented.
The inaugural $1,000-renewable Na Hoaloha Ekolu Scholarship was presented to Tikki Bisbee. James Cacal presented.
The $500 RVN Restaurant Scholarship was presented to Emerald Lynch by Lydia Saribay.
The $1,500, Roy & Betty Sakamoto Renewable Scholarship was awarded to Anis Bel.
(L to R) Roy Sakamoto ('60), Anis Bel, Michelle Howins, Joanna Stockham and Mrs Galuardo
Receiving renewals were: Makenna Stockham ('13), Karen Galuardo ('14), and Noah Howins ('15)
The $1,000 Alfredo "Fred" Sarian Memorial Scholarship was presented to Anis Bel. Board member Susan Yap presented.
The $2,500, Steven R Strong, MD Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Joanna Aceret.
(L to R) Jeanne Smythe, Joanna Aceret, Sohny Strong)
The $1,500 H & K Takenaga Legacy Scholarship was awarded to Dylan Michael Berzabel and was presented by Kristina Toshikiyo.
The $1,000 Territorial Savings Bank Scholarship was awarded to Haleigh Berko. Lahaina Branch Manager Ryan Fukushima presented.
The $1,000 Masters at Ka'anapali Hillside-Blaze Kalilikane Memorial Scholarship went to Justin Inovejas.
(L to R) Lois Ross, Brittney Kalilikane, Justin Inovejas, Roger Ross
The $1,000 Tournament of Champions Scholarship was presented to Jarret Pascual by Nancy Cross, LHSF Board Secretary and Tournament Executive Director.
TS Restaurants presented (4) $1,000 Scholarships, from their West Maui Restaurants; Duke's, Kimo's, Leilan'is, and Hula Grill
(L to R) Jack Starr, Jason Donez, Kaile Kron, Caylyn Villatora, Caitlyn Villatora, Danielle Sulliban, Amber Allen, Orin Cross
The $500 Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union Scholarship was presented to Jasmyn Swangel by Lahaina Branch Manager Diana Oasay.
The $1,000 Dr. James Kumagai ('52) Teacher Scholarship was presented to Arica Lynn.
The $1,000 Matsue and the late Hisao Fujii Teacher Recognition Award was awarded to Cassie-Ann Jacinto.